Work and Business

Stephen Lea, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Exeter, is speaking at fringe meetings being held as part of the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences this month.
People feel bored when they are unable to engage in satisfying activity.
Women who return to work shortly after having children experience better mental and physical health in terms of mobility and energy at age 40 than their stay-at-home counterparts.
The importance of hindsight bias should not be dismissed.
Many people who are laid off by a company would be willing to put any ill feeling behind them and return to their former employer.
Bosses may not be to blame for the stress individuals feel at work.
Employers could make a number of adjustments to their workplace to benefit staff with mental health issues.
People may be more likely to change if they are nudged towards something rather than told to do it.
Feeling blue on a Monday is considered common, but new research has revealed workers experience similar misery every day of the week except for Friday.
Serving customers with a smile must be tough if you're not in the mood. In the end, though, sales employees who are more smiley may end up reaping the benefit.
A television show is to look at reasons why women rarely reach the top in the business world. BBC Two's Hilary Devey's Women at the Top sees Coventry University Professor and Chartered Psychologist, Rosalind Searle offering her thoughts on the subject.
Having friends at work is more important then earning lots of money, new research has suggested.
Positive emotion displayed by staff members working in retail can have a contagious effect on consumers.
The authors of a new paper have found that rates of corruption are higher in countries that tip more.
The Going Green Working Group is proud to announce their forthcoming conference on Green Sustainability Initiatives in the workplace. The event is open to members of the public and professionals from all fields.
New European Union (EU) plans say companies may need to assess the psychological health of their workers when considering restructuring.
Anxiety can be an important contributor to employees taking time off work, new
People working in the retail sector are less likely to steal from their employer when handed a higher wage, new research has suggested.
Published in the journal Symbolic Interaction, a study has revealed that individuals are not keen on sitting next to a stranger on the bus unless the vehicle is
Even the smallest suggestion of opportunity can distort perceptions of fairness, new research has found.
Researchers from the University of Akron (UA) and Michigan State University have developed a new measure of arrogance for bosses.
Summer represents a time when Brits not only look forward to enjoying warmer weather at home, but also get excited about the prospect of jetting off to sunnier climes overseas.
Many of us like to listen to music while we work.
Overconfidence can sometimes be a dangerous characteristic, new research has suggested.
Bosses should attempt to understand the personalities of their employees in order to improve performance, a new study has suggested.
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